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Federal Reserve Continues Rate Hikes

For the third time in a row, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the nominal interest rate by 75-basis points at the conclusion of their scheduled two-day meeting to a rate of 3.00-3.25%. This marks the highest ...

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Fed Increases Interest Rate by 75 Basis Points

On March 14-15, 2020, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) held an emergency meeting in light of the then-blossoming pandemic to cut rates by a 100 basis points to a rate of 0-0.25%.  But now, in light of ...

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Fed Raises Nominal Interest Rate by 0.75%

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Three-quarters of a point. This is the amount the Federal Reserve chose to raise the nominal interest rate by citing the need to combat the highest rate of inflation since the 80s.  To put that another way, this is the ...

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Is a New Normal on the Horizon?

A “new normal” may be on the horizon after a tumultuous year in 2021 which saw a conflagration of market trends reach new highs, and lows, which have continued into 2022.  According to the Economic and Strategic Research Group (ESR) ...

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